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Inner Thigh Chafing Treatment
Friction cz's sores: The most likely reason for your problem is a combination of your sweating which reduces the natural lubrication of the skin and thus increases the risk of damage as well as the friction from your thighs rubbing. You need to consider wearing undergarments that completely cover these areas like boxer briefs, apply powder to the areas to absorb moisture/reduce the friction, and skin cream after work. Read more
Chafing is skin irritation because of something rubbing against the skin, such as from clothing or sports equipment. Helpful ideas include avoiding rough clothing, wearing 100\% cotton fabric, cutting off clothing tags, or changing to different types of sports clothes and sports activities to decrease the rubbing on ...Read more
Depends: Are you male or female, and how high up the thigh? Read more
I'm fed up with spots on my bottom and inner thighs, is there some treatment I could use, I have had tetricyclicone (can't spell) didn't work?
Skin lightening: There are the otc products like meladerm cream, dermology skin brightener and skin bright skin brightener that work welll. There is also kojic acid, ambi fade cream, palmers fade cream, and others. Your dermatologist can write for a stronger bleaching cream called hydroquinone. Read more
I've been experiencing Pain in my inner thigh? Which nerve could be sending the pain? What type of treatment do I need? It comes and goes.
Can't be sure that it's a nerve in the thigh itself though that certainly is a good bet. Could also be a nerve root being squeezed in the lower back which can send signals in a trajectory to the inner thigh or maybe it's BONE pain & not on or under the skin. Maybe it's muscle pain. If you'd like to discuss this more- Write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi
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Fungal infection: Painful chafing along inner thighs and scrotum sounds like a fungal infection. Are testes themselves painful? If yes, need to see urologist. If not, likely fungal infection of skin; keeping the area dry and clean will help to rid this issue. If it is not improved with using Miconazole nitrate 2% powder (available over the counter), you should see dermatologist or urologist. Read more
I am 22 yrs weighed about 325 pbs, my inner thighs have discolration bumps, boils and chafing in the groin area?
Friction & moisture: This is not an common problem is overweight individuals. Constant friction against clothing and the opposing inner thigh & the increased moisture that comes with it causes chaffing and lead to clogged pores which in turn causes bumps & boils. The discolorations suggests a chronic condition. 100% cotton linen clothing may afford some relief. Weight loss is advised. Topical medications are available. Read more
Is it safe to use men's deoderant on inner thighs to prevent chafing rashes during long active days? I am a man.
My 7 yr old son has severe bruising on hisinner thighs inner which he thinks is chafing but when looked they were severe bruises. Is this chafing?
How can I get rid of inner thigh fat? Thighs not large 4 my size, but hips r narrow & constant chafing occurs. Pain & folliculitis. Need 2 lose fat
Diet: You cannot control the fat distribution in your body. You need to take lots of weight off if you are obese, and after that if you are still having difficulty with the thighs you may want to see a plastic surgeon about liposuction, or some other technique. Good luck. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have huge welts on my inner thighs. Yesterday it was hot and my legs were rubbing together so I thought it was just chafing but not sure if allergie?
Hives: Hives can be caused by a variety of different things. Certainly pressure on the skin, tight clothing/waistbands, and heat can all cause hives to flare, especially in people who have a tendency to get hives. If no trouble breathing, no wheeze, no cough, no throat swelling, and no other signs of severe allergy, I wouldn't worry. You can try antihistamine for relief. Read more
What OTC treatment can I use for tinea? Because I have it around my inner thigh after using nair hair removal
This article describes the use of OTC meds and other suggestions:
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1091473-treatment Read more
I get heat rash or chafed between my legs on my inner thighs so bad I can hardly walk. How do I prevent this from happening?
Chafing: Skin chafing should be treated, so don't ignore it. Gently clean the chafed area with water and dry it thoroughly. After cleaning the area, apply a substance like petroleum jelly or hydrocortisone. If the area is very painful, swollen, bleeding, or crusted, your health care provider may recommend a stronger topical steroid. Zeasorb powder helps prevent chafing and is otc. Read more
Have dark pigmentation on neck, armpits and inner thighs......Could you suggest any treatment? Age_23yrs
I have a fungal infection near my inner thighs, I m taking treatment for the same, but still it is not cure. I have this infection 3.5 yrs. Pls advice?
With proper treatment, fungal infection will not linger for 3.5yrs. If it is indeed fungal, does it clear and return? If so, tests are needed to ensure there is no major underlying reason.
If not, i.e. If it has remained there for this period, it might be that your treatment is irregular or some other diagnosis may beresponsible. Read more
Have had tight hamstrings and inner thighs all my life stretching helps very minimally. Any causes treatments suggestions etc...?
This is most likely-: -genetics B-ing present @ Ur age. The only thing that U can do is stretching every day 2-3ttimes a day. It should not B forceful but gentle. U can also vary the way U sit, especially on a couch. Sit with 1 leg on the couch & lean forward towards Ur toes & then switch 2 the other leg. These tips may help U but it it is a slow process. @ Ur age U get board & don't keep @ it. Give it a try. Read more
What's the possible reason of lower back ache which radiate to the inner side of the thigh? Any treatments?
It can be sciatica: It can be sciatica. Usually the treatment is pain medication and muscle relaxant. Watch for symptoms like weakness, numbness, urinary incontinence or retention. If u starts to have one of those symptoms then you need to go to the ER immediately otherwise you can just follow up your doctor. Read more
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